26 June 2015
Cat owners fail to realise the impact of their cat on wildlife according to new research, published today, from QMUL and the University of Exeter.
24 June 2015
Two academics and three alumni from Queen Mary University of London have been named in the 2015 Queen’s birthday honours. Sir Nicholas Macpherson GCB, Permanent Secretary to HM Treasury and Visiting Professor in the School of Economics and Finance, was appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Bath (GCB) for public service.
22 June 2015
QMUL is pleased to announce that the next Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Pharmacology will be Professor Amrita Ahluwalia, Deputy Director of QMUL’s William Harvey Research Institute.
18 June 2015
The recent craze for human breast milk amongst certain fitness communities, fetishists and chronic disease sufferers is potentially dangerous – according to scientists from Queen Mary University of London and published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.
16 June 2015
A new study has identified how blocking a special set of molecules on the surface of T cells can suppress the heart’s immune response – responsible for transplant rejection and autoimmune diseases such as myocarditis – whilst leaving rest of the body’s immune system intact.
12 June 2015
The changing face of Whitechapel over the coming years was the focus of a Future of London event held at the Blizard Institute on 28 May.
10 June 2015
Professor Edmund Burke will be QMUL's new Vice Principal (Science and Engineering) from September 2015.
7 June 2015
A simple blood test can predict with 90 to 100 per cent accuracy whether a patient is likely to suffer life-threatening complications after major surgery, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London and published in the journal Annals of Surgery.
5 June 2015
Massage-like stroking has a positive effect on the immune system of mice by reducing their level of stress.
5 June 2015
Researchers from the School of Dentistry within Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have received nearly £500k in MRC funding to assess the effectiveness of a new injectable bone graft material used to replace missing bone in implant dentistry.
3 June 2015
Women aged 50-69 years who attend mammography screening reduce their risk of dying from breast cancer by 40 per cent compared to women who are not screened – according to a major international review of the latest evidence on breast cancer screening.
28 May 2015
After years of research decoding the complex structure and production of spider silk, researchers have now succeeded in producing samples of this exceptionally strong and resilient material in the laboratory. The new development could lead to a variety of biomedical materials — from sutures to scaffolding for organ replacements — made from synthesized silk with properties specifically tuned for their intended uses.
27 May 2015
Researchers have found what they believe to be the oldest tea in Britain. The dried green tea was acquired in China, around the year 1700, by ship’s surgeon James Cuninghame, who subsequently gave it as a gift to the famous physician and collector of curiosities, Hans Sloane.
26 May 2015
Bret Jones, a PhD student in the Department of Drama, will be competing tonight (26 May) in the Britain’s Got Talent live semi-finals with his team’s dance act, Old Men Grooving.
21 May 2015
For the first time, leading experts on brain tumours including Professor Silvia Marino from Queen Mary University of London, will share their insights and identify areas of prospective collaboration to speed up the process of translating research findings from laboratory to clinic.
20 May 2015
The Centre of the Cell “is a wonderful emblem of how public engagement is embedded in what this university does,” said QMUL’s Principal, Professor Simon Gaskell, during the science centre’s fifth birthday celebrations.
18 May 2015
Persecution of the Rohingya minority by the Myanmar government amounts to genocide, according to field research from the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI), based at Queen Mary University of London.
13 May 2015
12 May 2015
Fixed-dose drug combinations (FDCs) which have not received central regulatory approval are sold in substantial numbers in India – despite concerns over the safety and efficacy of these combinations – according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and published in PLOS Medicine.
5 May 2015
Evolutionary biologists and computer scientists have come together to study the evolution of pop music. Their analysis of 17,000 songs from the US Billboard Hot 100 charts, 1960 to 2010, is the most substantial scientific study of the history of popular music to date.
29 April 2015
A QMUL student who can speak five different languages has won a Languages Undergraduate of the Year Award.
29 April 2015
Training general practices to offer rapid HIV tests leads to increased detection and earlier diagnosis of patients with HIV infection – according to a new study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and published in The Lancet HIV.
29 April 2015
Three subject areas at QMUL are now among the top 50 in the world, according to a highly-regarded analysis of more than 3,400 universities.
28 April 2015
Researchers from QMUL’s School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) presented some their research to colleagues and visitors at the Mile End Campus.
27 April 2015
Bumblebees that have been infected by parasites seek out flowers with nicotine in the nectar, likely to fight off the infection, new research has found. The nicotine appears to slow the progression of disease in infected bees but has harmful effects when consumed by healthy bees.
27 April 2015
The School of Medicine within Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is the recipient of a silver level award in the latest round of the Athena SWAN Charter awards.
24 April 2015
A post-doctoral researcher from Queen Mary University of London has won a prestigious €1,000 prize for her work on psychiatric diseases.
23 April 2015
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have uncovered a genetic defect which causes the life-threatening condition ‘dyskeratosis congenita’ (DC) – a rare genetic form of bone marrow failure.
22 April 2015
Fed up with keeping paper receipts a QMUL law student has developed an app which stores them electronically.
22 April 2015
Government plans to increase participation in rugby within schools fail to take into account data on the serious levels of school rugby-related injury and are happening in the absence of systems for injury surveillance and prevention – according to experts from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and published in the BMJ.